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Meet the Editors: Katherine Connor Martin

Meet Katherine Connor Martin, former Head of US Dictionaries (now Head of Product for Oxford Languages), and part of the team tasked with ensuring that the Oxford English Dictionary keeps up…

Release notes: parenting words

The last ten years have been particularly fruitful ones for the Oxford English Dictionary. Over that time, staff have celebrated the birth of twenty-five babies, and a lexicographer bringing a…

Release notes: Beltway

The lexicographical byways of the political highway If you are British then you quite possibly have not heard of a beltway before; if you are American you might read or hear the…

New words notes September 2014

The September quarterly update is devoted to the revision of several core words in the vocabulary of English, including high and low, fact, case, day, week, group, and company. The…

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